9 Jurisdiction- What kinds of cases are heard in federal courts? Cases with questions involvingThe interpretation of the ConstitutionFederal crimes as designated by CongressForeign diplomatsThe US is a party to the caseBankruptcySome state laws where the two parties are residents of different states
10 What kinds of Cases are heard by District Courts? Criminal LawViolations of federal lawBank robberyKidnappingMail fraudCounterfeitingTax evasionCivil CasesDispute between 2 parties; not criminalBankruptcyCivil rightsPublic land usesPostal issuesTax issues
12 Other Special Courts (frequently called legislative courts)
13 Other Court Officers US Magistrates US Marshalls Issue warrants, preliminary review, set bail…US Marshalls“sheriff”- arrests, custody, serve papers, courtroom order, civil disturbancesDistrict attorneys and deputiesGovernment lawyersCourt ClerksPapers, records, etc.